Business acquires Breedlove & Associates Inc., a Waltham company that aims to connect families with caregivers, said Tuesday that it has acquired Breedlove & Associates, a Texas-based provider of comprehensive household payroll, tax, and compliance services.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


With about 7 million users in more than 15 countries, offers a suite of online tools that list and sort providers of child care, senior care, pet care, housekeeping, tutoring, and other services. With the acquisition of Breedlove & Associates, said it will now also be able to provide families with payroll, tax, and compliance services for their caregivers and household employees.

Stephanie and Bill Breedlove, who founded the Austin-based company in 1992, will continue to operate the business as a subsidiary of, said.

Earlier this month, said it had raised $50 million, the company’s largest investment round since its founding in 2006. As a Globe story noted, the new round was led by Institutional Venture Partners, of Menlo Park, Calif., and joined by existing investors Matrix Partners, New Enterprise Associates, Trinity Ventures, and others.

Chris Reidy can be reached at
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of